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Temporary library location to close June 1
A conversation with Hastings' 42-year school employee
'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
UPDATE: Missing Northfield juvenile found safe
crime and courts
Third time's the charm: Raider softball upsets Henry Sibley in the rain
Goodbye to Benny
Hastings softball earns No. 6 seed for section playoffs
Raiders boys' tennis advances to section semifinals
Hastings track and field teams compete in Section 2AAA True Team meet
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Assumed Name Notice: Vendella
DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP: Notice of Meetings - Board of Supervisors
Assumed Name: Podritz Homeworx
Assumed Name Notice: Total Utilitiles
Probate Notice: Amelia Olmsted 19HA-PR-19-277
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Spiral Brewery named Small Business Hero by Angie Craig
Edward Jones Ranks Highest in Investor Satisfaction
Local Financial Advisor Honored for Performance
Learn Strategies to Secure & Preserve your Retirement
Place a Business Announcement
Paul R. Olson
Sharon C. Endres
Joshua N. Spies
Gary W. Cater
Jerry A. Siebold
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Column: The importance of story
Letter: Considering our emotions as gifts
Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Letter: Feeding hungry kids
Letter: Bike ride sidetracked by plastic bottles
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March 21, 2019
VIDEO: Hundreds of volunteers fill sandbags as flood preparations continue on Prairie Island
More than 300 volunteers filled around 20,000 sandbags this week on Prairie Island as the Prairie Island Indian Community prepares for potential...
March 21, 2019 - 12:53pm
March 19, 2019
WATCH: Flood preparations begin on Prairie Island
Flood preparations were underway this week on Prairie Island where officials are closely monitoring rising river levels. Dozens of volunteers...
March 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
March 18, 2019
Here's how Xcel Energy is preparing for spring flooding, and how customers can prepare too
With the risk of flooding in the Upper Midwest continuing to grow, Xcel Energy is preparing its facilities as well as providing safety information...
March 18, 2019 - 9:06am
March 8, 2019
Keep gas meters clear of snow: Xcel Energy
With another winter storm forecast to affect the region this weekend, Xcel Energy reminds customers to prepare for severe weather. The company...
March 8, 2019 - 10:31am
October 31, 2018
Refueling, upgrades complete at Prairie Island nuclear plant
Normal operations resumed Oct. 26 at Prairie Island nuclear plant following a five-week refueling and maintenance outage that included replacing...
October 31, 2018 - 1:33pm
October 2, 2018
As wind replaces coal, Xcel says nuclear will remain an important part of energy mix
WELCH — Xcel Energy aims to grow the share of carbon-free energy in its overall generating mix in the next decade, and Prairie Island nuclear...
October 2, 2018 - 1:54pm
August 24, 2018
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress
RED WING — Federal lawmakers voiced optimism Thursday, Aug. 23, about progress toward relocating the country's radioactive waste to a permanent...
August 24, 2018 - 8:07am
April 13, 2018
Friday the 13th power outage hits Hastings
A Friday the 13th power outage impacted Hastings around 2:07 p.m. April 13, 2018. Around 1,145 customers were affected by the outage. According...
April 13, 2018 - 3:26pm
March 30, 2018
Hastings Industrial Park site receives site certification from Xcel Energy
The City of Hastings and Xcel Energy have partnered up in an effort to fill undeveloped land in the city's Industrial Park. A 50-acre space in Hastings Business-Industrial Park recently received Site Certification following a 12-month process between the City of Hastings and Xcel...
March 30, 2018 - 10:27am
March 14, 2018
County commends Hastings man for saving a life
A Hastings resident was in the right place at the right time last May when his quick thinking helped save the life of an injured woman. Earlier...
March 14, 2018 - 7:49am
October 13, 2017
Cold weather rule takes effect Oct. 15
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Cold Weather Rule takes effect Sunday, Oct. 15, and Xcel Energy wants to ensure that residential customers who need assistance paying their energy bills this winter can get help they need. Under the rule, income-eligible customers are protected from...
October 13, 2017 - 2:32pm
April 20, 2017
Minnesota wind power expands
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like neat hair may not like it, but the state blessed with strong winds is saving money by using it to create more electricity every year. The American Wind Energy Association announced Wednesday, April 19 that more than 15 percent of the state's electricity...
April 20, 2017 - 10:34am
April 13, 2017
Cold Weather Rule protections end April 15
The annual Cold Weather Rule protecting residential energy customers from having their primary heating source disconnected expires April 15....
April 13, 2017 - 8:52am